In the State of Texas, soccer, volleyball, and field hockey are some of the fall sports offered in school. After playing five years of soccer, I wanted to try another sport. I chose field hockey. Even in the sixth grade, the intensity and fast pace of the game appealed to me. When everyone else seemed intimidated by the position of goalie, I padded up. Stepping into the cage I found my place.
While it is true that there are not as many opportunities to play field hockey in Texas as there are on the East Coast or in the Midwest, I am determined to maximize my time on the field. I am on the U16 Texas Pride Travel Team, I play Level 1 Futures, and I am a starter on the Varsity Team at The Kinkaid School.
I would like to attend a college or university with a medium to large student body that offers a wide range of academic majors. My study interests include history, engineering, and science. I want to play competitive field hockey while earning a quality education. I ultimately want to be part of a team that inspire each other to greatness on and off the field.
In the South, field hockey is not a traditional sport or the most popular sport (yet), but it is my passion and I love the challenges, life lessons, and opportunities playing field hockey allows me.